Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

PTZOptics Webinar: What is NDI HX?

What is NDI HX? Good Question! If you have no idea what the NewTek NDI is… where have you been? Check out our NDI for Beginners video with Tess Protesto and Will Waters here. If you are using NDI or interested in the latest NDI 3.0 and NDI HX improvements here are answers to your Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 25, 2017

Software, User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

Vegas Pro is Your All In One Post Production “Must Have” NLE Companion

Looking for an affordable way to edit, color correct, sound mix, or add VFX your footage? Then seriously consider Vegas Pro. It’s on sale now through August (extended past 7/31) at! Get a feel for this non-linear editing software through this article / review from ProVideoCoalition: ProVideoCoalition Vegas Pro is a comprehensive, all in Read More

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By Britt,

Computers, Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

LumaForge Roundtable Discussion: State of NLE’s in the Industry

Bill Davis, Michael Kammes, Oliver Peters and Scott Simmons take on one of the most controversial questions in post production. Which editing software is best?!  They discuss the benefits and downsides to Premiere Pro, FCPX, Avid, and DaVinci Resolve.   Click here to watch the video on YouTube.

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By Edward Blumenthal,
Premiere Pro CC

Video Editing

Perfect Premiere Pro Slow Motion Tutorial

Vlady Radev from 4K Shooters shares great insight on how to smooth slow motion in Premiere Pro CC. To get started make sure you are shooting in 60fps! I was a bit surprised to know that some video editors still struggle with finding the optimal approach when it comes to pulling off perfectly smooth and Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks

NewTek’s NDI PTZ Camera Awaits Release

From Allan Tépper More anticipation continues to build as NewTek‘s release of their NDI | HX products grows nearer.  Mainly the NewTek NDIHX PTZ1 camera, the first native NDI-enabled PTZ camera of it’s kind.  The prospect of NDI capability built into this versatile-type camera plans to aid the evolution of live streaming video.  With the Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 24, 2017

Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Video Editors in Their Edit Suites

Editing suites for any editor can be a variety of things.  Maybe an editing “lab” in their film school, a family-used computer with a demo version editing software or a customized set-up with a combination of different devices and brands.  For anyone interested in knowing about major editing suites, Jonny Elwyn‘s article on his page Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,
Thunderbolt 3

Guides, Specials and Promotions, Storage Solutions

Save Time with G-Technology and Thunderbolt 3

G-Technology with Thunderbolt 3 Get high capacity, fast data transfers with lightning-fast output and daisy-chain up to five devices Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports and USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1) port Enterprise-class 7200RPM hard drive Daisy-chaining for up to 5 additional devices 5-Year limited warranty 4TB $349.95 6TB $449.95 8TB $549.95 10TB $649.95 Daisy-chaining for up Read More

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By Britt,

Industry News and Press Releases, VR Virtual Reality

VR CON Expands this Year to Become Futurism & Tech @ COMIC-CON

Were you at Comic-Con 2017 this last weekend? VR – virtual reality and AR – augmented reality are “a gathering storm” in the industry according to VR CON co-founder/producer, Scott Bobrow. If you are a content innovator, check this out: (San Diego, CA–July 17, 2017) VR CON @ COMIC-CON, the hub for Virtual Reality experiences Read More

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By Britt,

Production Hardware

Important information from BirdDog about NDI converters

Dan Miall the President of BirdDog posted this on an online vMix NDI forum over the weekend. It is very important information that explains some of the differences and benefits of the BirdDog Studio NDI converter vs. the newly released NewTek NDI|HX Spark family of converters.  We will be carrying both and we will be Read More

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By Gary,

Computers, Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

Media Composer First One Month Later

It’s good to get feedback on a product early after it’s release.  In the technologically advanced world we live in today, solid feedback needs to come sooner than later.  Almost a month after it’s release, we have a list of things that Avid Media Composer First have done right, and some things that have missed Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 21, 2017